Inflationary pressures may be starting to ease, but higher prices throughout much of 2022 are still taking a toll on older adults, with a larger share of people saying they felt their finances were worse off than a year before. Consumer inflation in November was still up 7.1% from a year earlier.
Inflation in the United States slowed again last month in the latest sign that price increases are cooling despite the pressures they continue to inflict on households in Arizona and around the United States.
The city of Tucson responded to a complaint from the incoming Speaker of the Arizona House of Representatives alleging the city is breaking state law with its recent housing ordinance that forbids source of income to be considered in rental housing applications. Rep. Ben Toma, R-Peoria, filed the complaint with the Attorney General’s Office.
Costs are rising, and wages aren’t keeping up. We need immediate action to lower the prices of everyday basics and raise the minimum wage.
This summer was the deadliest on record for heat-associated fatalities in Arizona's largest county amid a growing wave of homelessness. Public health statistics this week confirmed a record 359 such deaths just days before the end of the six-month heat season.
The Arizona Department of Administration is proposing a 44 percent increase in rent for all agencies occupying state-owned buildings to help pay for renovations and demolition of aging structures on the Capitol Mall.
Arizona Public Service will soon start installing solar panels on residential homes after the state’s energy regulators paved the way for it to enter the residential solar market.
A key division of the Corporation Commission is not convinced a proposal by utility giant Arizona Public Service to install solar rooftop panels is necessary.